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Archives for May, 2010


IT Operations: From Day-Care to University

by Tom Bittman  |  May 24, 2010  |  2 Comments

After spending the day discussing IT operations, here are some musings on the future of IT ops. Traditionally, IT ops has been responsible for managing operationally "dumb" applications. These legacy applications are like infants – they need constant care and feeding. They can’t take care of themselves, and they rely entirely on others to survive. [...]

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Clarifying Private Cloud Computing

by Tom Bittman  |  May 18, 2010  |  33 Comments

I continue to talk with clients who understand the concept of private cloud computing, they think they know it when they see it, but they can’t quite explain it in words. A year ago I described The Spectrum of Private to Public Cloud Services, but I didn’t put that in the form of a definition. [...]

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